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White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father’s Day, which saw the temperatures in the area hit a record high. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock breaks 83-year-old weather record on Father’s Day

Temperature in city hit 28.7, beating 1938 mark by 1.5 degrees

White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father’s Day, which saw the temperatures in the area hit a record high. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Surrey Libraries will host a series of free contests and programs for teenagers this summer. (Malin Jordan photo)

Surrey Libraries offering series of free summer programs for teens

Writing contests, virtual programs scheduled throughout summer

Surrey Libraries will host a series of free contests and programs for teenagers this summer. (Malin Jordan photo)
After weeks only being allowed to play against their fellow White Rock Tritons, teammates Cam Wright (left) and Chase Marshall (right) finally got to play other competition this week, when their respective teams faced off against the North Delta Blue Jays. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Multi-team schedule ‘what we’ve been waiting for,’ says White Rock Tritons general manager

BC Premier Baseball League releases summer schedule that includes games between associations

After weeks only being allowed to play against their fellow White Rock Tritons, teammates Cam Wright (left) and Chase Marshall (right) finally got to play other competition this week, when their respective teams faced off against the North Delta Blue Jays. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Semiahmoo Minor Hockey’s Elleka Jope was the winner of the association’s Jack Waterfield Memorial Scholarship. (Contributed)

Waterfield scholarship winner highlights dozen players recognized by Semiahmoo Minor Hockey

South Surrey-White Rock association honours 12 graduating players

Semiahmoo Minor Hockey’s Elleka Jope was the winner of the association’s Jack Waterfield Memorial Scholarship. (Contributed)
South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course sold to new owners

Deal for popular par 3 course expected to close by end of the year

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)
Elgin Park Secondary students rally for climate change outside of their South Surrey in 2019. (Nick Greenizan photo)

City of Surrey set to host online climate-action panel

June 23 Zoom event to include speakers, question-and-answer period

Elgin Park Secondary students rally for climate change outside of their South Surrey in 2019. (Nick Greenizan photo)
A handful of White Rock Divers qualified for Junior Development National Diving Championships after strong showings at virtual meets earlier this spring. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Divers qualify for junior-development nationals

Six divers make cut for national event after strong performances at virtual meets

A handful of White Rock Divers qualified for Junior Development National Diving Championships after strong showings at virtual meets earlier this spring. (Contributed photo)
1,001 Steps – along with Christopherson Steps – was closed by the City of Surrey last spring in an attempt to halt the spread of COVID-19. They are set to reopen this week, as a note on a city sign attests (inset). (File photo/Contributed photo)

South Surrey’s beach-access stairs set to reopen

Christopherson Steps, 1,001 Steps have been closed since April 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic

1,001 Steps – along with Christopherson Steps – was closed by the City of Surrey last spring in an attempt to halt the spread of COVID-19. They are set to reopen this week, as a note on a city sign attests (inset). (File photo/Contributed photo)
Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, went under the Olympic qualifying standard in the 5,000-m at the Harry Jerome International Track Classic last weekend in Burnaby. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)

Personal-best run launches South Surrey runner back in Olympic contention

At Harry Jerome Classic, Luc Bruchet hits Olympic standard in men’s 5,000-m

Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, went under the Olympic qualifying standard in the 5,000-m at the Harry Jerome International Track Classic last weekend in Burnaby. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)
The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photo)

Green Team returns to White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park to monitor previous work

Environmental volunteers, South Surrey students remove invasive species

The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photo)
All nine White Rock Renegades softball teams are set to take part in the Canadian Pride and Power Tournament, scheduled for July 1-4. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Renegades set to host multi-team Pride and Power softball tournament

‘There’s going to be a lot of excitement in the park,’ said Greg Timm

All nine White Rock Renegades softball teams are set to take part in the Canadian Pride and Power Tournament, scheduled for July 1-4. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Dooris Raad was last seen in South Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood on June 7. (Surrey RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Woman who was last seen in Ocean Park June 2 located: police

27-year-old was reported missing on June 7

Dooris Raad was last seen in South Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood on June 7. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Earlier this month, a vehicle became wedged between two boulders after the driver attempted to leave the parking lot at Blackie Spit Park after hours. With the gate locked, the driver drove the car down a pedestrian pathway before getting stuck. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Trapped vehicle in Blackie Spit Park highlights Crescent Beach residents’ concerns

Surrey RCMP ramping up patrols in light of complaints, bylaw infractions

Earlier this month, a vehicle became wedged between two boulders after the driver attempted to leave the parking lot at Blackie Spit Park after hours. With the gate locked, the driver drove the car down a pedestrian pathway before getting stuck. (Surrey RCMP photo)
A team of White Rock Elementary students has won the Reading Link Challenge. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Elementary Grade 5 students win Reading Link challenge

Six Grade 5 students conquer book competition via Zoom

A team of White Rock Elementary students has won the Reading Link Challenge. (Contributed photo)
Typically, White Rock’s Canada Day celebrations are capped by a fireworks display over Semiahmoo Bay, but due to COVID-19, last year’s event was moved online. This week, the event earned two award nominations from the Vancouver chapter of the International Live Events Association. (Adrian Bakker file photo)

White Rock’s virtual Canada Day celebration up for two awards

Canada Day by the Bay nominated for best virtual event, best public event by ILEA Vancouver

Typically, White Rock’s Canada Day celebrations are capped by a fireworks display over Semiahmoo Bay, but due to COVID-19, last year’s event was moved online. This week, the event earned two award nominations from the Vancouver chapter of the International Live Events Association. (Adrian Bakker file photo)
A COVID-19 vaccine is administered last March 26. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)

White Rock residents asked to share pandemic experiences at COVID-19 town hall

Fire chief, politicians among those to speak at virtual event

A COVID-19 vaccine is administered last March 26. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
The BC Hockey League announced that the 2021-‘22 season will begin in October, with teams playing 54 games each. (Darren Francis photo)

BC Hockey League announces 54-game schedule to begin in October

Junior hockey league recently completed 20-game ‘pod’ season

The BC Hockey League announced that the 2021-‘22 season will begin in October, with teams playing 54 games each. (Darren Francis photo)
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Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, White Rock author Valerie Fletcher Adolph (top left) wrote a trilogy of mystery novels set in post-Second World War England. (Contributed photos)

White Rock author pens trilogy of historic mystery novels during pandemic

‘I’m happy to have lifted minds off the COVID dreariness,’ says Valerie Fletcher Adolph

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, White Rock author Valerie Fletcher Adolph (top left) wrote a trilogy of mystery novels set in post-Second World War England. (Contributed photos)
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South Surrey golf-equipment sale to benefit young athletes planned for Nico-Wynd

South Surrey golf course to host fundraising sale June 19

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